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Tips for the beginner camper.

Camping 101 – Tips and Tricks

This post will give you a list of useful tips that were not mentioned in other posts- they will come in handy, whether it’s to buy something to have on hand, to take and use something you already have at home or use something a certain way. Continue reading

Camping 101 – cooking

Imagine the sound of a sizzling steak on the grill of your campfire. As it’s cooked, the fire also 167B0D04-9EB0-4D4F-B888-7DF9328BC2C2gives it a smokey flavor. After dinner  you and your friends are sitting around the campfire, roasting marshmellows, sharing funny stories or just staring into the flames. This is one of the images that gets stuck in people’s mind, enticing them to go camping. Continue reading

Camping 101 – furniture

 Let’s talk about camping furniture.  What you need will depend on your campsite and your  E761EBC5-EEAF-4BBD-B78A-6E3586F42985comfort level. Remember in my first post, Selecting Campsites,  I mentioned that there are sites with benches and tables and there are sites without them. You may or may not want to invest in some tables and chairs, but if you do, you won’t be limited in where you camp. Continue reading

Camping 101 – shelter, sleeping and comfort

Now that you figured out where you will be camping (in my first post)  let’s talk about your 076206DE-6B8B-4704-B818-41A6E02F6894shelter, sleeping situation and comfort. Of course you could just lay a blanket on the ground and call it a day, but you probably want to be a bit more proactive and explore all options. Continue reading

Camping 101 – selecting campsites

F82FCB37-0FD9-4D24-99E4-949350E7F128It’s Saturday night and you are sitting around the campfire with your friends with a drink in your hand. You just had dinner; everyone is having a great time, telling stories, roasting marshmellows, enjoying the starry sky and the fresh air. The next morning you wake up in your tent to the sound of birds chirping, and nothing resembles the rush of our Monday through Friday lives. This is probably the main reason most people go or want to go camping: to get away from the every day stress and relax for the weekend. Continue reading